Lifestyle

Five Changes to Basic Eating Habits That Will Help You Lose Weight

Posted: Apr 29 in Lifestyle by

The struggle to find the perfect diet for weight loss is real. People spend years trying different eating plans only to discover the scale hasn’t moved despite their best efforts. But weight loss seekers often make dieting more complicated than it needs to be. In fact, research has shown that the trick to shedding pounds may be less about finding and following a rigid plan and more about making mindful changes to some basic eating habits. These ideas will help you improve your approach to food consumption so you can lose weight effectively, efficiently, and for good. [Read more]

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How to Break Up with Anxiety

Posted: Apr 22 in Lifestyle by

Are you in a chronic relationship with anxiety? Frequent bouts can cause depression and exhaustion. If stress zaps your energy and demolishes your wellbeing, it’s time to break up with it. Here’s how to axe anxiety and change how you relate to stress. [Read more]

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The Importance of Mindful Eating

Posted: Mar 25 in Lifestyle by

You may have heard about the recent health trend of mindful eating. Other than taking time to pay attention to our food, what does it mean to mindfully eat? And what are the benefits? When you mindfully eat, you slow down and pay complete attention to your food with all of your senses. You take the time to notice the texture and smell of the food as well as the taste. Perhaps you even take a moment to appreciate the appearance, or any appealing visual presentation, of your food. In taking this approach, you learn to truly appreciate the food that is placed in front of you. Food becomes an experience rather than just fuel for the body. [Read more]

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Why Walking is the Ultimate Exercise

Posted: Mar 18 in Lifestyle by

When most people imagine exercise, they think of running at the gym or sometimes even weightlifting. However, one exercise that gets overlooked is walking. Walking is a highly underrated exercise, and is often not seen as exercise at all. Walking is exercise, though. It’s the best for many reasons, with the first being that it is free. Who doesn’t like free things? Generally, anyone can get started walking for exercise, although it’s recommended to wear appropriate shoes such as walking shoes. However, it is mostly free and open to anyone. [Read more]

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Ways to Avoid Overeating When Working From Home

Posted: Mar 11 in Lifestyle by

Working from home can be stressful for several reasons. For one, these are stressful times – and you may not be working from home out of choice. Moreover, the home setup may not be ideal for work for everyone. Under these stressful conditions, you may turn to food for comfort. Secondly, the food is there, the kitchen is there, and no one is judging you for snacking every hour. Unless you take definite measures to control your eating, you might find it difficult not to overeat as you work from home. The following strategies will help you overcome the temptation to eat mindlessly when working from home.  [Read more]

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The Yoga Relaxation Technique

Posted: Feb 18 in Lifestyle by

Even if your car is kept in good condition, the engine will overheat if you run it for too long in bad conditions. Similarly, your mind will “overheat” when you run it for too long in bad circumstances, even if you generally keep it in good condition. Work, social life, and even recreation can make it difficult for modern people to avoid overtaxing their minds, and so they suffer from needless stress, anxiety, and even depression. Fortunately, yoga provides you with the tools you can use to counteract the harmful effects of a fast paced modern life. [Read more]

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5 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain During COVID-19 Confinement

Posted: Jan 28 in Lifestyle by

During the solitary confinement of the world, many people are experiencing all sorts of effects from the COVID-19 pandemic. Even for those who have been lucky enough to evade the virus thus far, the impacts of living in a global pandemic extend beyond just viral. One of the biggest concerns for many people who are riding out the virus locked in their homes is weight gain. For many who are now working remotely, not having to change out of pajamas or a reason to leave the house has a significant impact on their daily routines. Common side effects, including boredom and laziness, tend to have a direct impact on increased weight gain. Here are 5 basic tips to avoid packing on extra pounds during the lockdown. [Read more]

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Setting Long Term Fitness Goals: A Better Way to Work Out

Posted: Jan 14 in Lifestyle by

Many people start exercising with good intentions but end up abandoning their fitness programs before they get anywhere near their fitness goals. The reason is that they have unrealistic expectations of how much they can and should accomplish. They look only to the short term, expecting instant results, and so throw away their long term possibilities. While it would be nice to drop inches off your waist in just a few days like weight loss ads and fitness influencers claim, getting fit is actually a slow and steady process that requires you to set realistic goals and display patience and commitment. [Read more]

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Tips on Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Posted: Dec 31 in Lifestyle by

Your mental health determines your emotional well being and your ability to take care of the activities of daily living. It is just as important to take care of your mental health as it is your physical health, but can be more difficult, especially during times of stress and uncertainty. Here are some ways you can actively work on improving your mental health and taking control of your emotional wellness. [Read more]

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Four Simple Ways to Relax and Reduce Stress

Posted: Dec 03 in Lifestyle by

How do you relax and let go of stress? If you aren’t busy with work or a household chore, you might drink wine or watch a movie. Nonetheless, you can’t always put your feet up when anxiety strikes. Sometimes, you may be at work or driving through a tangle of traffic. On such occasions anxiety builds. Without pressure relief, all stress can do is multiply. What you need are fast ways to relax in any situation. Make these five methods to induce instant relaxation a habit, and stress won’t escalate. [Read more]

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